8th March 2019, Volume 132 Number 1491

Tamara Mullaney, Frank Frizelle

In 2018, the Government directed the Ministry of Health to develop a new set of performance measures to improve health outcomes for New Zealanders.1 This is intended to prioritise population…

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Author Information

Tamara Mullaney, Senior Lecturer, University of Otago, Christchurch; 
Frank Frizelle, Department of Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch.

Correspondence

Professor Frank Frizelle, Department of Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch.

Correspondence Email

frank.frizelle@cdhb.health.nz

Competing Interests

Nil.

References

  1. http://www.health.govt.nz/new-zealand-health-system/health-targets
  2. http://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/national-cancer-programme/cancer-initiatives/faster-cancer-treatment
  3. http://www.otago.ac.nz/cancer-care/index.html
  4. Koea J, French S, Hellesoe K, Sandiford P. Developing a regional cancer service; lessons from the Waitemata Cancer Patient Experience Survey. 2019; 132(1491):38–45.
  5. Yee A, Linton T, Lee M-S, Raimes S. The factors that lead to a delay between general practitioner referral of symptomatic patients and specialist diagnosis of colorectal cancer: an audit in the Bay of Plenty District Health Board. 2019; 132(1491):27–37.
  6. http://www.health.govt.nz/publication/bowel-cancer-quality-improvement-report-2019
  7. http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/read-the-journal/all-issues/2010-2019/2018/vol-131-no-1476-8-june-2018/7582

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